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American Library Association
- check the ALA's website to learn about the annual awards they present to children's books. The majority of the awardees are culturally diverse titles.
- list of the 50 best children's books published from 1950 to the present day that celebrate cultural and ethnic diversity.
- through their The Stories for All Project, First Book provides access to new books for children in need. If you’re an educator or program administrator, and at least 70 percent of the children in your program come from low-income families, they can help.
International Children's Digital Library
- their goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Aspiring to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.
Lee & Low Books
- as one of the few minority-owned publishing companies in the United States, Lee & Low Books' mission is to publish contemporary diverse stories that all children can enjoy.
Promoting Respect for Cultural Diversity in the Classroom
- a brief article for promoting diversity in your classroom.
Reading is Fundamental
- has a list of recommendations, included with each suggested title is an aligned Common Core Lesson plan.
- this site provides terrific book recommendations along with suggestions from authors and educators on how to select books for your library.
We Need Diverse Books
- in response to the all-white, all-male panel of children’s authors assembled for the Spring 2014 BookCon, this blog / website was created.